The Glorious Sound of Christmas®

Bramwell Tovey - Conductor and Piano

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia

John Leonard - Acting Artistic Director


Traditional - “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel”

Mendelssohn - “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing”

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on “Greensleeves”

Traditional - “Personent hodie”

Niles - “I Wonder as I Wander”

Leontovich - “Carol of the Bells”

Schubert - “Ave Maria”

Hairston - “Mary's Boy Child”

Moore - “The Night Before Christmas,” a poem with music

Prokofiev - “Troika,” from Lieutenant Kijé

Anderson - Sleigh Ride

Gruber - “Silent Night”

Traditional - “Deck the Halls”

Tovey - “The Rittenhouse Carol”

Pierpont - Jingle Bells Overture

Traditional - “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen”

Wade - “O Come, All Ye Faithful”

Thursday, December 19, 2019

7:00 pm Verizon Hall

The Glorious Sound of Christmas has been a Philadelphia Orchestra tradition since the Philadelphians and Eugene Ormandy released the now-iconic recording in 1962. Make these concerts part of your holiday tradition with these jubilant and family-friendly concerts.

The December 19 concert is sponsored by

Delta Sponsorship

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